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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Mar 07, 2021

Posted on

Nov 22, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Baltimore, MD, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant General Counsel
The candidate will be reviewing contracts to ensure that the legal interests of NAACP and NAACP EPI are protected; Drafting and interpreting contracts and other legally binding documents: Represents branches and state conferences in litigation; Assists with oversight and management of outside legal counsel; Assist staff and units with interpretation of Constitution, Bylaws, and other governance documents; Reviews and makes recommendations regarding proposed Unit Bylaws; Reviews proposed litigation for recommendation to the General Counsel; Advises the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel on general policy matters as required; and, Provides such other support as is needed to effectively carrying out the mission of the Legal Department. Works on 501(C)(3) and 501C)(4) tax-related issues. Must have 5+ years of legal experience and be admitted to the Bar of any jurisdiction. Must have significant experience in contract drafting, review, and negotiation. Should have experience in reviewing and interpreting corporate bylaws and other corporate governance documents. Must have experience in tax related issues involving 501(C) (3) and 501 (C) (4) entities. Should have strong oral communications and interpersonal skills.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1332

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
4805 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215

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